Anson Roper

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Anson Roper
The Lord of the Rings Online - Anson Roper.jpg
Anson Roper in The Lord of the Rings Online
Biographical Information
BirthS.R. 1361
FamilyRoper Family
ParentageAndwise Roper
Physical Description

Anson Roper was a Hobbit of the Shire.

History[edit | edit source]

Anson was the son of Andwise Roper, and cousin of Samwise Gamgee. He lived in Tighfield and probably followed his father's trade of ropery.[1]

Etymology[edit | edit source]

The name likely means "Andy's son".[2]

Portrayal in adaptations[edit | edit source]

2022: The Lord of the Rings Online:

Anson Roper lives in Tighfield and is indeed in the rope-making business.


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, Appendix C, "The Longfather-tree of Master Samwise"
  2. Jim Allan (ed.) An Introduction to Elvish, "Giving of Names"